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Find funeral directors in Reading

If you’re searching for funeral homes in Reading, we’ll help you find one to meet your needs. With our directory, you can find information on funeral directors in Reading, from local independent funeral homes to well-known names like Co-op and Dignity. You can browse funeral homes in all parts of the town, including Caversham and Tilehurst, so wherever you’re based, you can find the right option for you.

Planning a funeral in Reading

There are 3 crematoriums in Reading and the surrounding area. The town has a diverse population, including people who celebrate the Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and Jewish faiths. This is reflected by the town’s many different places of worship, including mosques, churches, temples and synagogues. There are 3 cemeteries in the town. The Henley Road cemetery has a dedicated area for Muslim burials. If you’re considering natural burial options, Henley-on-Thames Natural Burial Ground is 8 miles from Reading and Acorn Ridge Woodland Burial Ground is 26 miles away.

Why compare Reading funeral directors?

The cost of a funeral in Reading depends on several things. You'll need to choose a funeral director, decide where you want the funeral to take place and choose either burial or cremation. Comparing your options is the best way to make an informed choice. Our directory makes it easier to compare funeral director’s fees in one place, so you can make the right choice for you.

Find a Reading crematorium

Reading Crematorium is on the Henley Road Cemetery site. It is run by Reading Borough Council and has 2 multi-faith chapels. It’s also sometimes referred to as Caversham Crematorium. Easthampstead Park Cemetery and Crematorium is run by Bracknell Forest Council. It is 13 miles southwest of Reading. The crematorium has 2 chapels and is set in peaceful gardens with paved walkways. West Berkshire Crematorium is 13 miles west of Reading. It’s run by the Westerleigh Group and Distinct Cremations and has a multi-faith chapel.

Find a cemetery in Reading

There are 3 council-run cemeteries in Reading. These are:

  • Henley Road Cemetery (with a dedicated area for Muslim burials)
  • Caversham Cemetery (also known as Victoria Road Cemetery)
  • Reading Old Cemetery

The nearest Jewish cemetery is the Braywick Cemetery in Maidenhead, which is 17 miles from Reading. It has a dedicated section for Jewish burials.

Find funeral wake venues in Reading

If you want to hire a private venue for the funeral wake, there are several funeral wake venues in Reading. Otherwise, you might choose to hold the funeral wake at home or in a community venue such as a village hall.

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We recommend taking some time to look into the different cemeteries and crematoriums listed above before you make your choice. You can find more information through their websites or by reading independent reviews. This will help you to find the best option to meet your needs.